Sustain. Strength. Secure. The 2018 Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2018 5:09:51 PM. By Paul Bertram

2018 started out with the National Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference in Washington DC. This year’s t...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Let’s Find a Better Solution -part 1 of 2-

Posted on 1/30/2018 3:49:03 PM. By Sharron Halpert

A challenge for the creative problem solvers In our blog on 12/7 we had a discussion about firestopping on rated joints, but we did ...

  

A Novel Approach to Surface Cleanliness for Painting and Adhesive Bonding in Vehicle Production

Posted on 1/17/2018 11:51:47 AM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin and Dan Daley

When paint delamination or adhesive bonding failures occur, a whole host of suppliers involved in the manufacture of the vehicle are mobi...

  

Fireproofing, Firestopping and FIREBLOCKING (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on 1/8/2018 9:17:07 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Continuous Improvement in OEM Vehicle Bonding Operations

Posted on 1/3/2018 5:57:57 PM. By Dan Murad and W. Pete Smith

During a forensics investigation of an adhesive bonding failure (or even a deficiency in a bonding operation) ChemQuest’s approach ...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 3 of 4)

Posted on 12/19/2017 4:25:05 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Climate Change: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up

Posted on 12/15/2017 3:32:26 PM. By Paul Bertram

In June of 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate accord, a UN agreement si...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 2 of 4.)

Posted on 12/7/2017 4:43:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

The Future Impact of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 on Adhesives, Sealants & the Transportation Sector

Posted on 12/6/2017 3:18:00 PM. By Dan Murad

In May 2017, the United States and Saudi Arabia announced an initiative toward bilateral job growth, mutually beneficial trade agreements...

  

Surfactants for Waterborne Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/29/2017 2:36:50 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Surfactants are surface active agents lowering surface tension or interfacial tension between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid...